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Ultimate Opera: Two Productions at the Met

Fulfill a dream and come to New York to attend two performances at the Metropolitan Opera House. Plus, enjoy a private demonstration by an outstanding professional singer!
Rating (4.94)
Program No. 12726RJ
Length
6 days
Starts at
1,749
New York

Ultimate Opera: Two Productions at the Met

Fulfill a dream and come to New York to attend two performances at the Metropolitan Opera House. Plus, enjoy a private demonstration by an outstanding professional singer!
Length
6 days
Starts at
1,749
Length
6 days
Rating (4.94)
Starts at
1,749
Program No. 12726RJ

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DATES & PRICES

Balcony Seats Orchestra Seats
Accommodation Details

Includes balcony section seating at ticketed performances.

Accommodation Details

Includes orchestra section seating at ticketed performances.

Oct 30 - Nov 4, 2022
Balcony Seats 2,099
Orchestra Seats 2,399
Itinerary Note

Operas included this week: Tuesday: La Traviata Thursday: Don Carlo

Nov 13 - Nov 18, 2022
Balcony Seats 2,099
Orchestra Seats 2,399
Itinerary Note

Operas included this week: Tuesday: Don Carlo Thursday: Rigoletto

Dec 4 - Dec 9, 2022
Balcony Seats 2,099
Orchestra Seats 2,399
Itinerary Note

Operas included this week: Tuesday: Aida Thursday: Rigoletto

Jan 22 - Jan 27, 2023
Balcony Seats 1,749
Orchestra Seats 2,049
Itinerary Note

Operas included this week: Tuesday: L'Elisir d'Amore Thursday: La Traviata

Mar 26 - Mar 31, 2023
Balcony Seats 1,949
Orchestra Seats 2,299
Itinerary Note

Operas included this week: Tuesday: Lohengrin Thursday: Tosca

Apr 16 - Apr 21, 2023
Balcony Seats 1,949
Orchestra Seats 2,299
Itinerary Note

Operas included this week: Tuesday: Champion Thursday: Der Rosenkavalier

May 7 - May 12, 2023
Balcony Seats 1,949
Orchestra Seats 2,299
Itinerary Note

Operas included this week: Tuesday: Don Giovanni Thursday: La Boheme

Oct 15 - Oct 20, 2023
Balcony Seats 2,149
Orchestra Seats 2,499
Itinerary Note

Performances announced Spring 2023.

Oct 29 - Nov 3, 2023
Balcony Seats 2,149
Orchestra Seats 2,499
Itinerary Note

Performances announced Spring 2023.

Nov 12 - Nov 17, 2023
Balcony Seats 2,149
Orchestra Seats 2,499
Itinerary Note

Performances announced Spring 2023.

Dec 3 - Dec 8, 2023
Balcony Seats 2,149
Orchestra Seats 2,499
Itinerary Note

Performances announced Spring 2023.

DATES & PRICES

Balcony Seats Orchestra Seats
Accommodation Details

Includes balcony section seating at ticketed performances.

Accommodation Details

Includes orchestra section seating at ticketed performances.

Oct 30 - Nov 4, 2022
Balcony Seats 2,949
Orchestra Seats 3,249
Itinerary Note

Operas included this week: Tuesday: La Traviata Thursday: Don Carlo

Nov 13 - Nov 18, 2022
Balcony Seats 2,949
Orchestra Seats 3,249
Itinerary Note

Operas included this week: Tuesday: Don Carlo Thursday: Rigoletto

Dec 4 - Dec 9, 2022
Balcony Seats 2,949
Orchestra Seats 3,249
Itinerary Note

Operas included this week: Tuesday: Aida Thursday: Rigoletto

Jan 22 - Jan 27, 2023
Balcony Seats 2,269
Orchestra Seats 2,569
Itinerary Note

Operas included this week: Tuesday: L'Elisir d'Amore Thursday: La Traviata

Mar 26 - Mar 31, 2023
Balcony Seats 2,649
Orchestra Seats 2,999
Itinerary Note

Operas included this week: Tuesday: Lohengrin Thursday: Tosca

Apr 16 - Apr 21, 2023
Balcony Seats 2,649
Orchestra Seats 2,999
Itinerary Note

Operas included this week: Tuesday: Champion Thursday: Der Rosenkavalier

May 7 - May 12, 2023
Balcony Seats 2,649
Orchestra Seats 2,999
Itinerary Note

Operas included this week: Tuesday: Don Giovanni Thursday: La Boheme

Oct 15 - Oct 20, 2023
Balcony Seats 3,029
Orchestra Seats 3,379
Itinerary Note

Performances announced Spring 2023.

Oct 29 - Nov 3, 2023
Balcony Seats 3,029
Orchestra Seats 3,379
Itinerary Note

Performances announced Spring 2023.

Nov 12 - Nov 17, 2023
Balcony Seats 3,029
Orchestra Seats 3,379
Itinerary Note

Performances announced Spring 2023.

Dec 3 - Dec 8, 2023
Balcony Seats 3,029
Orchestra Seats 3,379
Itinerary Note

Performances announced Spring 2023.

At a Glance

Experience the ultimate in opera as you attend performances in the world-famous Metropolitan Opera House in New York City’s Lincoln Center and get inside the exciting musical scene of America’s cultural capital.
Activity Level
Keep the Pace
Walking up to two miles per day with stairs. Public transportation used exclusively throughout program.

Best of all, you’ll…

  • Attend two performances of notable operas.
  • Enjoy presentations by professionals such as singers, an opera director, conductor, chorus master or historian (as available).
  • Enjoy a private demonstration with an outstanding professional singer.

General Notes

Two levels of seating available. Select seating at time of registration.
Featured Expert
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Daniel Egan
Daniel Egan has degrees in music theory from St. Olaf, the Eastman School of Music and Yale, where he is on faculty. He has appeared as soloist or ensemble singer with the New York Philharmonic, Opera Orchestra of New York, Brooklyn Academy of Music, and was in the permanent ensemble at New York City Opera. His recordings include “Sweeney Todd” with the New York Philharmonic and backup vocals for Patti Page’s "Live at Carnegie Hall: The 50th Anniversary Concert.” Both earned Grammy nominations.

Please note: This expert may not be available for every date of this program.

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Daniel Egan View biography
Daniel Egan has degrees in music theory from St. Olaf, the Eastman School of Music and Yale, where he is on faculty. He has appeared as soloist or ensemble singer with the New York Philharmonic, Opera Orchestra of New York, Brooklyn Academy of Music, and was in the permanent ensemble at New York City Opera. His recordings include “Sweeney Todd” with the New York Philharmonic and backup vocals for Patti Page’s "Live at Carnegie Hall: The 50th Anniversary Concert.” Both earned Grammy nominations.
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Karl Baudendistel View biography
A New York City resident for more than 25 years, Karl Baudendistel loves sharing his knowledge of the city with visitors from around the world. Having spent 20 years overseeing ‘the business of show business’ for numerous Broadway and touring productions, chances are he’s been to a city near you. Karl is a member of The Association of Theatrical Press Agents and Managers, is a trained sommelier and was educated at New York University’s Tisch School of the Arts.
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They Told Me Not To Take That Job
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Verdi With A Vengeance
by William Berger
Puccini Without Excuses: A Refreshing Reassessment of the World's Most Popular Composer
by William Berger
Wagner Without Fear
by William Berger
Opera 101: A Complete Guide to Learning and Loving Opera
by Fred Plotkin and Placido Domingo
The Librettist of Venice
by Rodney Bolt
The remarkable life of Mozart's librettist, Lorenzo DaPonte who also happened to be a New Yorker!
The NPR Curious Listener's Guide to Opera
by William Berger and Placido Domingo





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